Can you imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community?
Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.
If you are a person who wants more than just a job, who wants your efforts to have an impact on your community and who wants to work in a welcoming and positive environment, then you are someone we’d like to work with us. Join us!
About the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast
For more than 110 years, the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast has been providing men, women and children of all ages, and from all walks of life, opportunities to build stronger bonds, live healthy and become more engaged with their communities. Learn more: fcymca.org.
Qualifications and Desired skills:
Social Media Marketing Internship:
This internship will support the YMCA staff by choosing and posting the content of social media .
This internship will help students acquire both marketing and project management skills while providing first-hand knowledge of various non-profit management and business development strategies.
YMCA Competencies (Leader):
Values: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values.
Community: Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
Inclusion: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
Relationships: Builds rapport and relates well to others.
Self-Development: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.
Communication: Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively.
Decision-Making: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.
Hours and Days:
Interns are expected to work between 20-25 hours per week on programs and projects.
Intern candidates who agree to participate in YMCA internships assume responsibilities for learning about the nature of the work of the YMCA, its aims, policies and procedures. While actively associated with the YMCA of Florida's First Coast, he/she agrees to exhibit our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all aspects of work as an intern with the YMCA and abide by all YMCA policies, rules and procedures. Additionally, the intern agrees to fulfill all assigned tasks to the best of his/her ability, making no significant changes in the established schedule without prior knowledge of the YMCA and partnering organization.
At the Y, we work hard to create communities we all want to live in – where everyone has access to the opportunities and resources to help them achieve health, gain confidence, make connections and feel secure at every stage of life.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion and believe in welcoming and celebrating all characteristics that make us different.
We’re looking for people who share our values and exhibit the attributes of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY to join us and do their best work. When you join our team, you’re finding a place to be, belong and become. You have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people in your neighborhood and create a lasting impression on someone that they will carry for the rest of their life, whether it’s teaching someone how to swim, being a role model for kids in camp, or helping someone reach their wellness goals. Because, at the Y, you’re not just finding a job — you’re finding your purpose.